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it could attack without authorization from the united nations, justifying the use of force based on humanitarian grounds. >> when we look at the frankly relatively brief document, a page and a half from the british government, it is quite clear, isn't it? it doesn't need further authorization other than by parliament to go into the fighting. >> reporter: other than by parliament is a big caveat. a number of members of the opposition and also within david cameron's own conservative party have said they want to wait for more evidence and this is why while they're debating it today, it will take a second vote authorize military action. many members still want to hear the evidence of what intelligence there actually is. they did put out an intelligence assessment earlier today and one of the key phrases in that is what we have in the first graph saying, quote, it is at least 350 people died in that august 21st attack and saying it is not possible for the opposition to have carried out a chemical weapons attack on this scale, the regime used chemical weapons on a smaller scale on at l
true. >> pamela brown reporting for us. thanks everyone for watching. "around the world" starts right now. >>> hello everyone. welcome to "around the world." i'm fredricka whitfield in for suzanne malveaux. >> and i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company today. first, word in just in the last few minutes, literally, look at pictures coming from southern beirut, lebanon. southern beirut is a stronghold of hezbollah, if you like. we don't know much about this explosion yet other than it has just happened. bodies have been seen according to some reports from witnesses being quoted on arab media. you can see there a large fire burning as well. there have, fred, this again you don't want to jump too far ahead, but hezbollah in the complicated patchwork that is the middle east has been involved in the civil war in syria fighting on the government's side. the rebels said a month or two that if that involvement continued, they would strike hezbollah on their turf. again, we don't know the cause at the moment, but a large fire there. >> still unclear who's responsible, what the reason
but not without controversies, privacy to name just one. thank you for being with us. it's been great to have you. "around the world" starts now with richard quest and suzanne malveaux. >>> the u.s. is quote, ready to go if president obama orders attacks on syria. that's according to chuck hagel. we'll look at the military options straight ahead. >>> political scandal in brazil forces the minister to resign. we'll tell you why it's latin america's version of edward snowden. >>> would you pay extra to make sure no kids sit next to you on plane. another airline giving you that option. i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm richard quest. >> the u.s. military is waiting for the go ahead from the president. it could happen at any moment. what we're not seeing today is inspections of the areas where hundreds of syrians were allegedly gassed to death. u.n. experts were prepared to visit second neighborhood. >> that was until the u.s. chief was seen leaving their hotel in damascus earlier today. they were not wearing their protective gear and were not joined by other members of the team. syria's government cancel
around thza. >> i'm richard quest. >> this hour the u.s. is expected to lay out its case to the american people for who is responsible and what should be done about it. >> this hour is crucial because in 30 minutes or so john kerry is scheduled to speak at the state department. of course, we'll bring that to you live. secretary kerry is expected to talk about a declassified intelligence report on syria's suspected chemical weapons attack. it's the document everybody's been waiting for. the report will be released. officials will tell us, it will show the forces carried out that deadly strike. >> there's major movement as well on other fronts. right now on the ground in syria, weapons inspectors are wrapping up their i vest ga investigation. russia will not be taking part of any military action in syria. anchors covering it from all angles. jill dougherty is at the state department. defense secretary chuck hagel delivered a strong response after the british vote rejecting military action. listen to this. >> every nation has responsibility to make their own decisions. we respect that of an
tripoli. >> an american kidnapped and tortured by al qaeda tells us the story of his escape. >>> welcome to "around the world." i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm ivan watson. >> tensions are rising in the middle east have two huge explosions. an israeli military strike inside lebanese territory. >> israel says it was a terror site and ordered the strike in direct response to yesterday's rocket attack on israel. >> arwa damon is joining us. we're going to get to the israeli strike in a moment. first, you're in tripoli. these are the two massive explosions that happened earlier today. you can see the moment of impact in the video that we're going to play this for you right there. what have we learned about those two attacks and who's behind them. there's that shot. >> reporter: that's some pretty dramatic video. we're standing in front of the mosque where that took place. you can see the men right behind my. they put out a call to residents in the area. whoever has a broom to come in and help them sweep out the mosque because they want to hold prayers there later in s solidari solidarity. these
in on alls a pentagons of the crisis in syria. it's a u.s. military strike appears imminent. it was one week ago today that the world watched in horror the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack in entire neighborhoods near damascus. >> it is likely not an if, but a when that the u.s. will launch an attack. so we are devoting the entire hour to this crisis. it's something cnn does better than any other network in the world. we are the only network broadcasting live from inside syria. our fred pleighton is on the ground. also a closer look at the military options and possible targets in syria. >> also the dissension in congress on whether to strike syria or not. some members made it clear they want more answers from the president. we're going to take a look at how the stock market is also reacting. will you feel the impact of a potential strike? first want to get you up to speed with the latest developments. a u.n. weapons team back out today collecting evidence at one of the sites where civilians are believed to have been gassed to death. but u.s. officials are not placing much sto
. thank you for watching. it's opinion nice to have you with us but that's it for my week. first week on the air. thanks for being here. "around the world" starts right now. [ gunshots ] tear gas, gunfire and a curfew that goes into effect in less than an hour. reporters are in the thick of it. >>> the latest bombshell from edward snowden. a new report details how the nsa has violated the privacy of americans like you not one, not twice but more than a thousands a year since 2008. ♪ >>> she is only 11 years old but she's already won international piano competitions in three k countries and she's going to play at carnegie hall. welcome to you. i'm in for suzanne malveaux and michael holmes. a new wave of violence is erupting in egypt right now. supporters of deposed president morsi has declared this is friday of anger. reza says security forces are battling thousands of protesters in downtown cairo. gun violence and tear gas has been used and dozens of people have been injured. tear gas was fired at protesters headed toward ramsey square. the demonstrators are defieing a state of eme
keep building a service that people love and that more and more people use every day, which we seem to be doing pretty well, then we're going to be fine over time. >> the founder of facebook speaks to cnn. the full interview with his big announcement just a few minutes away. >>> welcome to "around the world. i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm ivan watson. >> hundreds of people were killed in a chemical weapons attack by the syrian government. i want to warn you some of these images are very graphic and maybe be very disturbing, very difficult to see these pictures. >> they were posted online by opposition groups following what they say was a poison gas attack. many of the dead were women and children. a doctor at a field hospital said the victims died of asphyxiation. the syrian government is denies they launched a chemical weapons attack. arwa damon is in lebanon. the put of dead is at more than 1300. how credible are these claim offense a clem chemical weapons attack? >> reporter: it's difficult to determine any of the information or verify any of the information that's coming out of sy
they believe chemical weapons were used? >> reporter: they were. it did cause a big delay to them. they have left for where they are staying at and came under fire. it's unclear who fired. the lead vehicle of the convoy was targeted. they did manage to get on the ground in the district southwest of damascus and one of the places where chemical weapons were used against civilians. they were able to talk to some people there. they got some samples. they took soil samples as well. they now returned to the hotel where they are staying at just a couple of minutes ago. >> the u.s. and others say there's no doubt that chemical weapons have been used, which raises the question even though the inspectors are there, has the evidence already been collected that gives rise to this certainty? >> reporter: the u.s. apparently says that some of the evidence has been collected especially in the early hours on wednesday by doctors in those field hospitals from the victims. the u.s. also says that evidence is being compromised because of continued government shelling. as we're speaking these are the suburbs o
. >> i am ivan watson filling in for michael holmes. i would like to welcome viewers in the u.s. and around the world to our program. >> this is a tragedy, rooms full of dead bodies, many of them children and they have been the world demanding action now. these images very difficult to see, very disturbing, they are said to come victims of a nerve gas attack in iraq. these are the bodies of children we're talking about, wrapped in white cloth and lined up shoulder to shoulder outside a makeshift morgue. rebels say it is proof the syrian government used chemical weapons to kill hundreds of civilians near damascus, maybe as many as 1,300. the syrian government denies the claims. officials have yet to allow a u.n. weapons inspectors team access to the site where the attacks allegedly took place. >> fred joins us from damascus. cnn is one of only a few international news networks reporting from inside the country. i know you just got there. you have already had time to visit a government run hospital. what are people there saying about this alleged chemical weapons attack? >> we're
with the pakistani military. from russia with love might have been a great movie but there's little between the u.s. and russia now. >> president obama likely to face a few questions about the strained relations when we gives that news conference we just mentioned this afternoon. just this week the president cancelled a one-on-one meeting with president putin ahead of the g-8 summit that takes place next month. >> russia's decision to grant asylum to edward snowden was a major factor. a lot of things we're dealing with. i want to bring fran townsend into the mix. one of the thing s i remember cn covering president obama. it was the russian equivalent of camp david. putin would not look at him. he would not face him eye to yies. an obama advisor said obama sat there for more than an hour just listening to putin vent. the two of them are not going to get together. he's not going to listen to him. >> as you're leading suggested there's been for over a year and a half -- there's the iranian nuclear program. there's the boston bombings duo information. the russians have passed information to the fbi and
promote intolerance and discrimination. >> phil black joins us now from moscow. to hear that gay relationships are unequal and everything, the backlash still it seems that vladmir putin unwaiveriunwaveri they feel. >> reporter: they deny claims it's an anti-gay law. they say it's designed to protect children from material and information they belief those children are not yet ready to deal with. it seems the pressure is likely to increase as the games get closer. the challenge for russia will be standing by this law they believe which is broadly unpopular for much of the world while hosting an olympics that russia wants to be declared an international success. >> there was a poll that says three quarters of russians said homosexuality should not be accepted by society. 33% in the u.s. 18% in britain. it's a huge figure. what is it that has so many russians feeling that way? >> reporter: there's some big culture and historical factors here. the last century it was a closed off society when it was part of the soviet union. during the soviet times it was a crime being gay. russia ha
>>> 19, that's how many u.s. embassies and consulates are closed for the week. how this is impacting travel around the world. a string of prison breaks could be one of the causes. a look at how al qaeda is tied to some of these attacks. >>> alex rodriguez could find out his fate any moment as he face allegations that he used banned drugs. we'll follow that story through the the hour. >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. michael is off today. right now intelligence and analysts are combing through database, phone records, websites. they are searching for details about a possible terrorist attack. u.s. officials have now extended the closing of 19 diplomatic posts. this is around the world because of that threat. the location stretches as far east as oman and as south as madagascar. this chatter is much more serious than they have seen in years. barbara starr explains how this all came about. >> reporter: the cia and the national security agency has been secretly monitoring intelligence tips for weeks. there was indications of a possible terrorist attack, a stronghold of one of
freeze the ground. >> another drone strike in yemen after u.s. officials warned all americans to get out. we're live with the latest. welcome to around the world. i am suzanne malveaux. >> good to have you back. thanks for your company today. >> anxious situation out of tampa, florida. it appears to be over. this is what happened. police issued a warning for thousands of people, this is in southern downtown tampa, to stay indoors because a chemical fumes coming from the port. >> a bit of a worry. they say a small fire in a silo released the fumes into the air and the fire is now out. the fumes have disbursed and the order to stay indoors has been lifted. >> and a doctor now in custody accused of selling babies. we're learning more about the allegations against the doctor. this is out of china. a baby boy, the doctor allegedly sold, is now back with his parents. >> what a story. police investigating ten similar cases at the same hospital, held the vigil, promising to overhaul hospital procedures. they're calling for severe punishment of anyone involved in trafficking. here is david mckenz
worldwide are warned of a terror threat. u.s. embassy a closed and al qaeda is to blame. >>> nsa leaker edward snowden who was holed up in that moscow airport since june is out. he's got a job offer and a new home. we're waiting to hear from the man accused of leaking those confidential u.s. documents. >>> the driver of that train that went off the rails in spain admits he was going twice the speed limit. welcome to "around the world." i'm suzanne malveaux. >> we missed you. i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company today. >> state department has now issued a travel alert for u.s. citizens. officials are warning of a possible terror attacks. this is across the middle east. they also warn it's africa. it could be al qaeda. >> they are prompting state department officials to close u.s. consulates. they are closed on saturday an friday for the muslim weekend. they will be closed this time and may remain closed for longer if necessary. >> i want to bring in nick payton walsh. talk about what we hear now with this credible and serious threat. what kind of details are you getting? >> report
cage. it was in a pet store below. it happened more than a 100 miles from the u.s. border. people keep these things. >> we have the director of the columbus zoo. jake, let's start off with what might have happened here. it has to get upstairs. how uncommon must that have been? >> it's obviously uncommon but snakes in general when it comes, they can do anything. that didn't surprise me that a snake could get out there. only one man handled him. the snake got loose and they can find their way out of anything. went up through the ceiling, maybe the air-conditioning vent, i don't know and popped out. if it was one of those soft ceilings, just that weight fell through on top of them but what's confusing is when one of these snakes of that size does make that first initial grab, i don't want to get into detail, it immediately circles the prey. it will grab first and circle around whatever that is, animal or person and every time you breathe, take a little breathe, take a tiny breathe. that snake's body will constrict immediately. let's say you stopped. you breathe again, a bit, he continues
australia is dead. police say he was the victim of a random act of violence. >>> the u.s. takes a stand against egypt. the obama administration decides to with hold some aid for now. >>> i don't know. >> all right. they are the hottest boy band on the planet. we're live from london with the premier of one direction the movie. welcome to "around the world". i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm ivan watson filling in for michael holmes. i believe he's in italy now. >> having a good time without us. the obama administration not ready to call the overthrew a coup. the military has been brutally cracking down on morsi supporters over the last week. the u.s. is now with holding some aid to egypt's military. gets more than 1.2 billion dollar, our tax dollars and we're told the money is not being permanently halted. i want to bring in jill dougherty to explain, what is the difference. this is not permanent but temporary to allow the administration not necessarily agree or say it's a coup but almost act as if it is. >> you can see the problems here. it's not very well define and a lot of that is deliber
that for a future state. >> middle east expert aaron david miller joins us from washington. i'd like to begin with you. tell us what israeli officials have to say about this particular decision. >> reporter: israel is saying in the case of the 1,000 settlements this were announced on sunday is they're going to be in places in parts of the west bank and east jerusalem which would be part of the state of israel whatever the negotiations lead to at their finality. they are saying this wouldn't be in palestinian territory but in territory they consider to be the state of israel. with the announcement today they would be building an additional 900 settlement units, as the israelis have said they need to grow their cities and provide homes for their people. the housing minister this sunday said no state would tell another state and dictate how and where they could build on their own land. the chief negotiator said this is unacceptable and he said to us on sunday that he's considering stopping the peace negotiations which are rescheduled to begin tomorrow. both sides very contentious over this issue
to the state pier. there you go. the replica identical as well including the tar that was used to build it. thanks so much for watching. "around the world" starts next. >>> a massive fire shutting down an airport in kenya. >>> one of the most lethal strands of bird flu in china. the woman believed to get it from another person. >>> president obama cancelled with russian president putin. who this could mean for u.s.-russian relations. >>> welcome to "around the world." >> good to have you here. thanks for your company today. he has strange relationsined relations between the u.s. and russia. edward snowden, russia granting temporary asylum. >> the white house announced president obama will not meet with president putin in september. jill joins us live from the state department. how badly has this relationship deteriorated? >> if you look at the statement coming out of white house announcing this postponement it's bad. they not only mentioned snowden but they mentioned, the entire relationship. given our lack of progress they say and then they list all of these issues missi
. going after journalists families is going too far and he says he won't be intimidated. tell us more about b what happened and why british authorities are saying they detained his partner. >> reporter: he was in berlin. he was saying with another documentary filmmaker who has met snowden before. she was part of that original leak that came out about the nsa. he was then transitting london heathrow airport. they did not release him until 5:00 in the evening. when you consider that 97% of the cases of people being stopped under this terrorism act are released within less than an hour, it goes to show what an unusual case this is. he was kept for the fall nine hours. only 1 in 2,000 cases does that happen to. people are asking why was that the case? it's outraged brazilian diplomats and they're saying this was an abuse of law. his dvds, phone and lap top was taken. the only questions asked was about edward snowden and the leaks. >> you're pulling in journalists spouses or partners and family members that says a lot about freedom of speech, press and expression. >> reporter: exactly. thi
. >> a volatile situation unfolding. >> let's go to arwa, hopefully in a safer situation. give us an idea what is taking place. you're at a clinic where people who have been wounded are being treat treated. >> reporter: yeah, we are. in the same spot where we were earlier in the day. the shooting in this area stopped around two to three hours ago. we're we're at a clinic where the pro-morsi demonstrators were gathering. >> it's a little difficult to understand her there. let's go to reza. >> you've been covering this very hours out on the street. because of the volume of the fire protective gear is protect. tell us what's been happening in the last little while. the security force has cleared one square. that wasn't the end of it by a long way. >> reporter: yeah, michael. this is the newest information we're getting. it looks like egyptian security forces have indeed cleared out much of this second pro-morsi demonstration here at the location in east cairo where we are. this as just been an incredibly awful day. it's difficult to describe the dispair and outrage. i've never witnessed anything
years in that house that was a prison. it was a torture chamber. 99 feet of chains he used over the years to restrain these women. he rigged alarms on doors to make sure they couldn't escape. he put helmets on them and just after they captured -- he captured them. michelle knight is in that room. we expect what's called an impact statement from her coming up in just a little bit. what an impact she has made already simply by walking into that room with her head held high and this is the first time she has laid eyes on ariel castro in american since she was freed along with gina dejesus and amanda berry. i am joined by jeffrey toobin. this is an amazing picture we're seeing right now. >> it is an amazing picture and i am not trying to get people to turn off the coverage but i find it almost unwatchable, the degree of evil on display in this courtroom is so extraordinary, and the behavior ariel castro is to horrific and it has been spelled out today in such detail that it is hard to watch and i think the testimony of one of his victims, i hope will be therapeutic for her but it is
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